Kindergarten Readiness & Resources
Washington State Department of Children, Youth and Families websiteThe State of Washington website has valuable information and links.Visit the Department of Children, Youth and Families.
See the Washington State Early Learning Guide to learn more about birth through third-grade development.
Parent Resources to Support Early Learning and Kindergarten ReadinessThrive Washington offers resources to help families promote reading, enhance early language development, and prepare their child for kindergarten.The Everett Public Schools Play and Learn Groups are another great way to assist in preparing for kindergarten.
Kindergarten Readiness Family Guidelines - available in multiple languages!
Parents and families have a very important role as their child's first teacher. These guidelines highlight some of the skills that will help your child prepare for kindergarten.
Everett Public Schools Kindergarten Readiness Activities & Resources
Everett Public Schools looks forward to your child starting kindergarten! Below are some resources and fun activities that you and your child can do to build kindergarten readiness skills.Math Resources:Language & Literacy Resources:
Snohomish County LibrariesReading with your child is an easy way to build their vocabulary and help them get ready for school. Visiting public libraries exposes children to books and story times even before they can read. Checking out books, music and videos is free. Visit our local libraries at:The resources listed below provide information on materials, links, and resources available in our Everett community and Washington State. Content will change and grow over time, so check back frequently for the most up-to-date information.
RecreationFind out about classes, activities, sports and play group opportunities with Everett Parks and Recreation and Mill Creek Parks and Recreation.
Other ResourcesThe Washington State Department of Children, Youth and Families offers numerous resources to assist parents and guardians in making the best early learning choices for their families.Providence Children's Center offers resources and classes for families in a variety of areas.ChildStrive (formerly The Little Red Schoolhouse) is a community-based service provider for Snohomish County families with children, ages birth to three, who have developmental disabilities, developmental delays, or are at risk of falling behind their peers.